Postbank Company Secretary / Head of Legal and Procurement Job in Kenya

Aug 20, 2016

The Kenya Post Office Savings Bank (Postbank) is a Savings Bank with a national branch network, and offering a wide range of financial services.

Postbank is seeking to recruit a high caliber, results oriented and experienced professionals for the following position: 

Company Secretary / Head of Legal and Procurement

Position Function: Reporting to the Managing Director, the Company Secretary/ Head of Legal and Procurement is responsible for giving legal advice to the Board and Management, managing the supply chain function and providing Security and Investigation services.

 
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide legal advice to the Board and Management of the Bank and coordinate all legal matters with the external lawyers.
  • Manage the supply chain function in the Bank through procurement of goods, works and services in line with company objectives and relevant legislation and procurement regulations.
  • Provide security and investigation services geared towards eliminating loss of the Bank’s resources.
  • Prepare legal document such as contracts, leases, and have them executed on a timely basis.
  • Organize, control and direct the functions of the Department
  • Organize Board meetings and coordinate Board issues.
  • Provide secretarial services to the Board.
  • Develop budgets for the function and operate within them.
  • Evaluate all legal risks and ensure they are mitigated.
  • Ensure the Bank adheres to statutory requirements in all its operations.
  • Facilitate supplier selection, management and tendering processes.
  • Formulate and implement sound prevention and investigations policies and procedures towards eliminating loss of Bank resources.
  • Trustee and Trust Secretary of the Pension Schemes of the Bank coordinating shareholder and Trustee meetings.
Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB)
  • Master’s degree in Law or Strategic Management or any other field
  • Practicing Certificate with Law Society
  • Member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya with good standing
  • Diploma in Law
  • Member of Law Society of Kenya
  • Minimum 9 years’ experience with 3 year experience at managerial level
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC)
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Good Communication and Managerial skills
  • Strong Leadership and Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Negotiation skills
Terms of Service and Remuneration

The appointment will be for a contractual period of three (3 ) years renewable for a similar period of time subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of set performance targets and outcomes.

How to Apply

Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence to the address below enclosing CVs with full details of educational background, professional qualifications, and attach copies of certificates and relevant testimonials.

Applications must be delivered to the Postbank Headquarters situated at Postbank House, 6th Floor, Market Lane Off 17 Banda Street. 

An acknowledgement receipt will be issued. 

Please address applications to:

The Chairman
Board of Directors
Kenya Post Office Savings Bank
P.O Box 30311, 00100
Nairobi

All applications should be received not later than Wednesday, 31st August 2016.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Postbank is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to implementing affirmative action. In this regard, women, people living with disabilities and people from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Postbank is ISO 9001:2008 Certified




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